Politics & Society News
Auxiliary bishop-designate Bruce A. Lewandowski of Baltimore is appealing to Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan to increase free Covid-19 testing to minority neighborhoods of the city.
Politics & Society News
With numerous closures, Catholic schools are also victims of the pandemic, and school administrators are working on the challenges of keeping other schools open and operating.
President Donald Trump speaks with reporters before departing on Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House, Tuesday, June 23, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Politics & Society News
Few questions dealt directly with Catholicism, but host Raymond Arroyo did ask the president about a letter written by Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò.
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Faith Short Take
Luke JanickiJune 23, 2020
I am a gay teacher in a Catholic high school. And I see hope in the Archdiocese of Seattle.
Faith Short Take
J.D. Long-GarcíaJune 23, 2020
This year, pitchers will not hit—not in the American League nor in the National League. Experts speculate this will lead to a permanent change in baseball.
Faith Faith in Focus
Simcha FisherJune 23, 2020
Everything else, even their names, has been taken away from the dead, and they are reserving for their family a spot with the one thing we really need: a view of the mountain.
Palestinians argue with Israeli soldiers during a June 19, 2020, protest near Hebron, West Bank. (CNS photo/Mussa Qawasma, Reuters) 
Politics & Society News
"It is time to act in order to extinguish the destructive fires raging in the Holy Land.... Only a just peace will put end to hatred, to oppression and the suffering of so many."
Politics & Society News
In a recent symposium sponsored by the American and British embassies to the Holy See, women religious were recognized for being "on the front lines" in combatting the pandemic with faith, generosity, and compassion.
Politics & Society News
In Germany, more than 1,550 people have tested positive for coronavirus at the Toennies slaughterhouse in Rheda-Wiedenbrueck and thousands more workers and family members have been put under a quarantine to try to halt the outbreak.
Politics & Society News
Nearly 6 in 10 Black Americans think the criminal justice system needs a complete overhaul, compared with about a quarter of white Americans who said the same.
The statue of a Confederate general, Albert Pike, after it was toppled by protesters and set on fire in Washington, D.C., on  June 20. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo)
Politics & Society Short Take
Massimo FaggioliJune 22, 2020
Massimo Faggioli: Some statues deserve toppling. But it’s not necessarily the most constructive way to build a different future.
People protest against crimes committed by the police against black people in the favelas, outside the Rio de Janeiro's state government, Brazil, Sunday, on May 31. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Eduardo Campos LimaJune 22, 2020
“There’s a common denominator in the United States and Latin America: Human rights violations associated with police abuse many times go unpunished.”
A woman confronts riot police during a Black Lives Matter protest in Washington on June 1. (CNS photo/Jonathan Ernst, Reuters)
Politics & Society Dispatches
John W. MillerJune 22, 2020
The Catholic Church and the U.S. law-enforcement are both powerful institutions with fiercely loyal agents who have covered up misdeeds.
Water is thrown in the street in front of a Vivre dans l’Espérance (Living in Hope) orphanage after a bath in Togo. Photo by Julien Pebrel / Myop
Faith News
Born in Togo in 1967, Sister Marie Stella Kouak attended nursing school in Belgium and returned in 1998 to work at a pediatric hospital in Dapaong run by her congregation, now known as the Sister Hospitallers of the Sacred Heart of Jesus.
Politics & Society News
The paid advertisement that appeared in Sunday's editions of The Tennessean from the group Future For America claims Donald Trump “is the final president of the USA” and features a photo of Trump and Pope Francis.
A vandalized statue of St. Junipero Serra in San Francisco is seen June 19, 2020. The Spanish Franciscan founded several missions in what is now California. (CNS photo/David Zandman via Reuters)
Politics & Society News
The statue of St. Junipero Serra is the latest to be either defaced or forcibly removed by people protesting against monuments that depict the country's colonial and racist past.
Faith Vatican Dispatch
During his last morning in Regensburg, the 93-year-old retired pope visited his brother, Msgr. Georg Ratzinger, one last time.
Faith News
In 2018, after what it called an accumulation of “episodes of violence and animosity with racial and xenophobic overtones,” the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops issued a pastoral letter condemning racism and vowing to combat it.
Faith Vatican Dispatch
Gerard O’ConnellJune 21, 2020
“The coronavirus crisis has highlighted the need to ensure the necessary protection for refugees.”
Arts & Culture Film
Ryan Di CorpoJune 21, 2020
Bryce Dallas Howard makes her directorial debut with the new documentary "Dads," available from Apple TV+.